Farm Program Payments – Checks in the Mail – DTN Oct 26, 2015

🕔Oct 26, 2015Farmers expecting USDA farm program payments for commodity crops should see that money show up in their bank accounts by the end of the week. USDA’s Farm Service Agency offices […]

Crop Insurance: Indicators for ARC-CO and PLC Payments Oct 23, 2015

🕔Oct 23, 2015This article presents 2015 national payment indicators for ARC-CO and PLC for barley, corn, oats, long grain rice, peanuts, sorghum, soybeans, and wheat. Except for peanuts, the estimates are based […]

Crop Insurance: ACRE Potential Payments in Historical Perspective Oct 22, 2015

🕔Oct 22, 2015Introduction The Average Crop Revenue Program (ACRE) was the first commodity revenue program authorized by a farm bill (2008 farm bill). The 2014 farm bill redesigned ACRE into the Agriculture […]

Corn, Soybeans, Wheat: Futures Prices Model Forecasts Season-Average, PLC, ARC – USDA Oct 13, 2015

🕔Oct 13, 2015Farmers and policymakers are interested in season-average forecasts of prices received by farmers for corn, soybeans, and wheat. This USDA data product provides 3 Excel spreadsheet models that use futures […]

Crop Insurance: Historical Perspective on Program Choice Oct 9, 2015

🕔Oct 9, 2015The 2014 Farm Bill provided farmers with the opportunity to elect the commodity program for their crops and farms. As discussed in detail in previous farmdoc dailyarticles, producers could elect […]

Crop Insurance: Disparity in ARC Payments – DTN Oct 7, 2015

🕔Oct 7, 2015When USDA issues an estimated $3.5 billion in farm program checks for the 2014 crop to corn growers later this month, policymakers should brace for a torrent of complaints between […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Revised Returns for 2015 Sep 16, 2015

🕔Sep 16, 2015As harvest is beginning, more information is available to project 2015 revenues and returns. Revised returns are presented in this article for high-productivity farmland in central Illinois. Similar estimates for […]

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